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01.26.2017 Mono Lake
01.25.2017 'Wing' Dike of Hardened Lava in New Mexico
01.25.2017 Blade-Like Martian Walls Outline Polygons
01.23.2017 Spirit And Opportunity By The Numbers
01.10.2017 Mars 2020 Rover - Artist's Concept
01.06.2017 Earth and Its Moon, as Seen From Mars
12.13.2016 Now and Long Ago at Gale Crater, Mars
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11.15.2016 Schiaparelli Impact Site on Mars, Stereo
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10.17.2016 MAVEN Captures Rapid Cloud Formation
10.17.2016 Mars' Nightside Atmosphere
10.17.2016 Ultraviolet Image Near Mars' South Pole
10.17.2016 Ultraviolet Mars Reveals Cloud Formation
10.05.2016 Dust Haze Hiding the Martian Surface in 2001
10.04.2016 Test of Lander Vision System for Mars 2020
10.03.2016 A Sharpened Ultraviolet View of Mars
10.03.2016 Curiosity Self-Portrait at 'Murray Buttes'
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09.19.2016 Ribbon Cutting
09.09.2016 Farewell to Murray Buttes (Image 5)
09.09.2016 Farewell to Murray Buttes (Image 4)
09.09.2016 Farewell to Murray Buttes (Image 3)
09.09.2016 Farewell to Murray Buttes (Image 2)
09.09.2016 Farewell to Murray Buttes (Image 1)
08.26.2016 Out-of-this-World Records
08.04.2016 Mars Rover Is New Social Media Game
08.04.2016 Mars Rover Social Media Game
08.02.2016 Artist Concept for RIMFAX
07.20.2016 Viking 40 Year Anniversary Artwork: Medal
07.18.2016 Mars 2020 Range Trigger
07.14.2016 NASA to Launch Mars Rover in 2020
Working on Curiosity in JPL Spacecraft Assembly FacilityThis wide-angle view shows the High Bay 1 cleanroom inside the Spacecraft Assembly Facility at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. Specialists are working on components of the Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft in this image from January 2011.
The room is about 120 feet (36 meters) long and 80 feet (24 meters) wide. Since it was built in 1961, it has been the birthplace of many historic spacecraft, from Ranger missions to the moon in the early 1960s to the Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity, launched in 2003.
In this image, the cruise stage for the Mars Science Laboratory is on the right, with golden-ball fuel tanks. The mission's rover, Curiosity, is above the center of the image, near a blue cabinet. Circular emblems on the wall identify spacecraft that were built in the Spacecraft Assembly Facility, whether in High Bay 1 or the adjacent High Bay 2.
The California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, operates the Jet Propulsion Laboratory for NASA.
Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech